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The Real World

Originally posted on Never Get Off The Bus:
In the few days since America inexplicably elected a frequently bankrupt sexual abuser and racist blowhard as their new President, I’ve heard…

November 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Interview in Black and White

Everything in this article is important. The questions and answers make up a dance between a white author interviewing an author of color. The discussion is privilege in publishing.  What … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

#HHM Diversity Is Not Enough: Race, Power, Publishing

LINK: A Considered Essay By Author Daniel José Older Source: #HHM Diversity Is Not Enough: Race, Power, Publishing

October 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

THE TIDES ARE TURNING

Originally posted on CreatyveBooks:
I feel myself pushing back. I feel myself resisting and saying fuck it. I feel all these negative emotions building up and spilling over into the…

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ghosts: Swing and a Hard Miss

Originally posted on Booktoss:
Today I am writing about Raina Telgemeier’s Ghosts. I got my copy last week. I was excited to read it, bring it to my children’s lit…

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Herstory…Ourstory

The old saying, “if you want something done, ask the busiest person in the room to do it” has become somewhat of a lifestyle for me, starring me as the…

September 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

August Wrap-Up: Pile O’ Good, Bad, & Ugly Reads!

Originally posted on debraj11:
August has finally left the building, and in its wake lays a fun trail of books that I either enjoyed or hated! I can’t recall the…

September 14, 2016 · Leave a comment